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American Legion Scholarship rewards excellence in service to veterans and families

October 11, 2017

On Wednesday, Sept. 27, members of the American Legion of Iowa Foundation visited the Estherville campus of Iowa Lakes Community College to meet with scholarship recipients. The Foundation awarded Iowa Lakes a $2000 grant, which supports four $500 scholarships for students who are veterans or who are dependents of veterans.

“We are pleased to partner with the American Legion of Iowa Foundation to provide support to our students, especially veterans and their children. It was a pleasure to have the Legionnaires on campus to meet with the scholarship recipients,” said Lisa Stich, Executive Dean of the Estherville campus.

The Foundation fulfilled 93 grant award requests in 2016, totaling $396,893. Students who are veterans or a dependent of a veteran are eligible for the scholarship at Iowa Lakes Community College. 

To contribute to this scholarship or establish a new scholarship, contact the Iowa Lakes Community College Institutional Advancement/ Foundations Office at 712-362-0491 or 800-242-5106 ext. 4491. To apply for scholarships, visit www.iowalakes.edu.

From left: Lisa Stich, Executive Dean of the Estherville campus; Melvin Goslare, Vice-President of the Legion Foundation Board of Directors; Scholarship recipient, Shania Heinrichs of Jackson, Minn.; Scholarship recipient, Emily Owen of Sacramento, Calif.; Marvin Carr, Eighth District Commander of the American Legion of Iowa; and Tony Condon, Director of Institutional Advancement.
From left: Lisa Stich, Executive Dean of the Estherville campus; Melvin Goslare, Vice-President of the Legion Foundation Board of Directors; Scholarship recipient, Shania Heinrichs of Jackson, Minn.; Scholarship recipient, Emily Owen of Sacramento, Calif.; Marvin Carr, Eighth District Commander of the American Legion of Iowa; and Tony Condon, Director of Institutional Advancement.

For More Information:

Tony Condon, Institutional Advancement Director, at 712-362-0491, or tcondon@iowalakes.edu

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